Choosing and purchasing a regulator set is a large purchase decision made by divers.
A Regulator set consists of a First Stage, Second Stage Primary Regulator, Second Stage Alternate Regulator and then a Contents Gauge, Low Pressure Inflator hose for the BCD. If drysuit diving then an additional Low Pressure hose for inflating the drysuit
All of the parts can be purchased separately but ALL manufacturers recommend that the key elements - First Stage and both second stages are from the same brand.
Why need a regulator? Your scuba cylinder isn't very useful without a way to control the gas flow so that you can get exactly as much air as you need when you inhale. Your respiratory system only tolerates a differential of about 0.14 atm/bar between the breathing air pressure and the pressure surrounding the lungs. To breathe, you need air delivered to you at a pressure that's doubt the same as the pressure surrounding you. That's what an open-circuit scuba regulator does.
If you want to know some more technical information on Regulator First and Second stages have a look at our article on Regulators
Get to see the internals of a first and second stage and much more about regulators then join one of our Equipment Speciality courses - a great little course that will show you the inside of a regulator as well as how to correctly maintain and store your regulator and the rest of your dive equipment
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In stock and currently available are:
Apeks MTX-RC Din, Regulator & Octopus - £815.00
Apexs MTX-R A Clamp, Regulator & Octopus - £539.00
Apeks DS4/Xtx50/xtx50 stage 3 - A Clamp or Din - £465.00
Apeks XL4+ Regulator DIN and Octopus -£401.00
Atomic B2 Regulator & Free M1 Octopus - £650.00
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